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Staying at Home Edit - Celebrating The University of Oxford Issue.

As many countries are starting to plan to or are in the processes of lifting their lockdown restrictions, we're sending out another 'Staying at Home Edit' with some more recommendations. 
As we are proud to be one of the Official Licensees that is producing product for and on behalf of The University of Oxford, we wanted to celebrate this wonderful city and its world renowned University. 
Stay Safe, 
The Elizabeth Parker Team
 

Tortoise Races in Oxford

Did you know that every college in Oxford has a tortoise they they own and look after, and every May they race them. It would be safe to assume that the tortoises are getting a rest this year. 

Tour Oxford's Museum of History of Science virtually and discover some items that changed the world. 

Take a tour of the first ever public museum in the world and discover some treasures. This Oxford museum opened in 1683! Down in the basement you can find the chalkboard that Albert Einstein wrote his famous e=mc2 equation on during his time at the University in 1950.

 

Listen to Famed Oxonians.

With an Alumni list that includes world renowned Scientists, Scholars, Writers, Philosophers, Actors and Politicians, these podcasts interviewees share career highlights, insights, and memories of student days in each 15-minute episodes. Interviewees includes the Chief Executive of Oxfam, Mark Goldring CBE, Comedian and broadcaster, Ruby Wax and David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee.

We especially liked the episode with Patrick Grant, Menswear designer and judge on the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee.

 

Shop the Official Oxford Products

The perfect gift for someone heading to the University to study, a current student or an Alumni to celebrate their achievements. Or indeed someone that loves the history of the city and the University. This collection including Cufflinks, Tie Slides, Lapel Pins, Ties and Silk Scarves in timeless, heritage designs, embodies the tradition that runs through the city and the University. 
See the University of Oxford Collection here 
We are privileged to be part of the Official Licensing programme for the University of Oxford. Not only do we design and manufacture, we are also proud to showcase this exclusive collection of accessories. Each sale generates additional revenue to further the teaching and research of the University of Oxford. Elizabeth Parker are proud to contribute to such important work particularly during this time -  researchers across the University of Oxford are at the forefront of global efforts to understand the coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect our communities. Read more here.
**Special Offer** Buy a University of Oxford Tie and get a University of Oxford Lapel Pin for FREE.

Loose yourself in the Literature of Oxford Alumni

For the Adults
Stephen Hawking - Brief Answers to the
Big Questions

Albert Einstein - The World as I See It
Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest 
J. R. R. Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy 
Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird
C.S. Lewis -  The Screwtape Letters 
T.S Eliot - The Wasteland  

   

For the Children
Dr Seuss - Oh, the places You'll Go
C.S Lewis - The Complete Chronicles of Narnia
T.S. Eliot - Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats 
Philip Pullman - His Dark Materials 

The Little People, Big Dreams series of books about inspiring people includes editions on Stephen Hawking and Jane Goodall

 

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